On Top of the World

“Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.” — John Ruskin “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” — John Muir • Host of the first Winter Olympics Games in 1924, Chamonix today remains a … More On Top of the World

Feathered Nest

“Life is always a rich  and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or hatch.” Charlotte’s Web “Everyone needs time to develop their dreams. An egg in the nest doesn’t become a bird overnight.” — Lois Ehlert  *   *   * Summer’s Treasure — Photo By Jill Chambers © 2019

Dream House

“A house is made with walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.” —      Ralph Waldo Emerson Built on the shores of Biscayne Bay as an eighteenth-century Italian villa, Vizcaya served as the winter residence of International Harvester executive, James Deering.  A sailor at heart, Deering wanted the Florida estate to be … More Dream House

Believe

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” — Eleanor Roosevelt *   *   * Dreams of a Princess — Photo by Jan Logozzo  © 2017

Counting fish

It was a day when the ocean lay still, merging its salty wetness with the dank side of the sky and the air was thick with fish, so thick that you could see them—in full color, I might add—darting and turning through the edges of waves before losing their way in the deep. There were … More Counting fish

Catnap

It was a day when the sea lay still, merging its salty wetness with the waiting edge of the sky and the clouds were filled with fish, so thick that I saw them— in full color, I might note— darting and turning through bursts of beta waves before losing their way in the deep. There were … More Catnap